The Wetlands – Wildlife and Reuse

January 17th, 2018|General, News, Recreation, Richland-Chambers, Uncategorized, Wetlands|

On a typical morning as you’re brushing your teeth, you may notice how much water is used to perform this one mundane, yet necessary, task. Now think about the more than 2 million people in TRWD’s service area using this same water for brushing their teeth, washing their clothes and dishes, and countless other water-dependent […]

Hunting at the Wetlands

September 30th, 2016|Hunting, Richland-Chambers|

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The George W. Shannon wetlands serves several vital functions for water supply, but they also have an added bonus of providing an exceptional habitat for wildlife. TRWD’s George W. Shannon Wetlands are home to Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Richland Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Hunters travel to […]

The George W. Shannon Wetlands are a Birders Paradise!

September 30th, 2016|Birdwatching, Richland-Chambers|

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Did you know that TRWD’s George W. Shannon Wetlands are home to Texas Parks and Wildlife’s Richland Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Richland Creek WMA is home to some of the best bird watching in Texas. Birders flock (pardon the pun, we had to) from far and […]